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Title: SALAMANCA,SPAIN SUMMER 2009 MAY 20 JUNE 21


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SALAMANCA,SPAIN SUMMER 2009MAY 20 JUNE 21
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Salamanca Location
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UNIVERSIDAD PONTIFICIASALAMANCA
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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
  • 4 WEEKS OF SPANISH CLASSES PONTIFICIA UNIVERSITY
    OF SALAMANCA (UPSA)
  • FIVE EXCURSIONS AVILA, MADRID, LA ALBERCA,
    SEGOVIA, PORTUGAL
  • SCHOOL AFTERNOON ACTIVITIES
  • 4 WEEKS LODGING WITH SPANISH FAMILIES,3 MEALS
    ,LAUNDRY (1-2 loads per week)
  • 6 SPANISH CREDITS (SPAN 1601, 2603, 3603, 3661,
    AND SOME ELECTIVES)
  • INSURANCE FOR EMERGENCY EXIT WITH UCM
  • INSURANCE FOR MINOR EMERGENCIES WITH UPSA
  • TRANSFER AIRPORT MADRID SALAMANCA
    (arrival-departure)

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PROGRAM EXPECTATIONS
Attendance Consistent attendance is essential
to acquire the skills needed to learn a new
language. Daily attendance to classes and
cultural activities at the Pontificia University
of Salamanca, field trips, and excursions is
expected during this program. Attendance reports
provided by the Pontificia University of
Salamanca will be collected by Program Director
at the end of each week of classes.
Participation Participation takes into account
a number of variables including but not limited
to 1) your use of Spanish in class and after
(afternoon activities, excursions, and families),
2) your willingness to participate when providing
oral answers from assignments, oral activities in
small groups, and the whole class, 3) your
cooperation in group and pair work, 4) your
respect and attitude towards the class, your
peers, instructors, and families. 5) bringing
your book or materials, and homework everyday to
class. (4.34 points per day) Projects Daily
Journal used for a Final Paper (5-6 pages)
describing this experience. Extra Project for
students receiving credits for a specific
class.
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PREPARATION
  • PASSPORT
  • REGISTRATION FORM TOUR DIRECTOR (JANUARY)
  • REGISTRATION EXTENDED CAMPUS (DISTRIBUTED BY TOUR
    DIRECTOR )
  • PERSONAL MEDICAL INSURANCE (STRONGLY RECOMMENDED)
  • FINANCIAL AID (CONTACT THE OFFICE OF FINANCIAL
    AID)
  • AIRFARE KANSAS CITY (or your place of departure,
    but same connection to Madrid)
  • MADRID (SAME FLIGHT AND CONNECTIONS STRONGLY
    RECOMMENDED).
  • NO DEBT WITH THE UNIVERSITY BEFORE ENROLLING IN
    THIS PROGRAM

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FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION
  • Student submits 3 forms
  • FAFSA for the current 2008/2009 academic year
  • Request to Receive Financial Aid for
    International Study
  • Request for Summer Financial Aid (available March
    of 2009)
  • Note the Request to Receive Financial Aid for
    International Study and Request for Summer
    Financial Aid must be submitted together for
    consideration.

Students must be Fully admitted to UCM as
degree seeking Receiving credits for the
tour Enrolled at least half-time for the semester
or term the tour takes place (1/2-time 4 cr.
hrs. UG, 3 cr. hrs.G)   Students who have used
most (or all) of their 2008/2009 federal
financial aid will have to rely on other sources
to cover expenses.   Federal financial aid
cannot be disbursed more than 10 days prior to
the start of an enrollment term. Make sure you
can find other ways to pay before you receive
your loan.   Study Tour Installments due prior
to that date will have to be paid
out-of-pocket.  
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SIX CREDITS
SPANISH MINORS AND MAJORS WILL RECEIVE SIX
CREDITS AFTER COMPLETION OF PROGRAM AND
PREPARATION OF A FINAL PAPER DESCRIBING THIS
EXPERIENCE (IN SPANISH). SPANISH (ELEMENTARY I)
SPANISH 2603 (CONVERSATION I) SPANISH 3603
(CONVERSATION II) SPANISH 3661 (CIVILIZATION
LITERATURE) SPANISH ELECTIVES STUDENTS
RECEIVING CREDITS FOR AN ELECTIVE CLASS NEED TO
PREPARE PROJECT(S) RELATED TO THE MATERIAL
COVERED IN THAT SPECIFIC CLASS. Other classes
possible if needed. SPANISH 4665 (CULTURE
ISSUES CONTEMPORARY SPANISH WORLD) SPANISH 4671
(CINEMA OF THE SPANISH-SPEAKING
WORLD) ELEMENTARY SPANISH STUDENTS WILL RECEIVE
3 CREDITS FOR SPANISH I, AND ALSO 3 CREDITS
FOR A GENERAL STUDIES CLASS (taking a Spanish
Civilization class in English) . Minimum 5
students.
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APPROXIMATED COST
  • 6 CREDITS UCM INSURANCE EMERGENCY EXIT
    1,317.00
  • SPAIN PROGRAM 2,950.00
  • 4 WEEKS CLASSES MATERIALS,MUSEUMS , LODGGING, 3
    DAILY MEALS, LAUNDRY (1-2 loads per week), 5
    EXCURSIONS, TRANSFER AIRPORT-SALAMANCA, INSURANCE
    MINOR EMERGENCIES.
  • AIRFARE (ROUND TRIP) KANSAS CITY MADRID 1,200
    1.500 (AS 08-2008) We will buy online same
    flights and connections. We must arrive to Madrid
    on same flight to take advantage of private bus.
    Students with different flights would have to
    arrive to Salamanca on their own using public
    transportation.
  • OTHER OPTIONAL COSTS SOUVENIRS, INDEPENDENT
    TRIPS, EXTRA MEALS-SNACKS ,
  • Cell Phone minutes (100) TRANSPORTATION BUS
    (1.50 each ride)-TAXI (5-10 3 persons per
    taxi)
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